More and more users tend to hook their machine with two or more monitors for more productive work or better field of vision when playing PC games. We have to say, compared to configuring another standalone computer, a dual or triple monitor setup from a single computer is far more cost-effective and convenient. However, for those who need to do screen recording on multi-screen computers, it may become a headache on how to record multiple monitors at the same time. Here in this guide, we will show you a simple method to capture on your multi-monitor computer.
Many Screen Recorders Don’t Support Multi-Screen Recording
There are piles of screen recorders in the market. But the truth is many programs like web-based online ones, browser screen recorder, and some out-dated open source tools don’t features capturing multiple displays simultaneously. Also, although some desktop screen recorders function well on recording a single display like the primary/main, secondary or third monitor alone, but some still lack feature of grabbing all of the computer desktops simultaneously. At this time, you can work it out by running multiple recording apps to record each desktop separately at one time, or digging around a decent screen recorder that embraces multi-screen capture.
RecMaster is our recommendation here, because it not only empowers you to select and record screen of any monitor, but also allows you to record the multiple monitors at the same time once you select the whole area. You can get this multi-monitor screen video recorder downloaded and installed on your computer. Currently, it’s compatible well with Windows machine running Windows XP, 7, 8.
After you finishing the installation and launching RecMaster, you will find several recording options located on the main UI. And among these modes, Game Mode (only for Windows now), Full Screen and Custom Area are the most commonly used ones for general desktop recording. The other two Webcam and Audio only are especially designed for filming yourself via front camera and grabbing sound from computer or microphone.
For multi-screen recording, RecMaster works in this way:
✓ – Under Game Mode and Full Screen, you can select any single monitor to capture as you like.
✓ – Under Custom Area recording mode, you are free to select all screens to record together or any specific region to capture as you like on Windows. While as for Mac, you are only allowed to record them all at present, which means you’re unable to customize the section to capture. Also note that since the order of extended displays may affect the area selection, in order to choose the whole region, you’d better keep them in a standard line, a square or rectangle shape before the real capture. Display resolution shares the same principle, so you are suggested to set the monitor display at the same size for making a normal-visual screencast.
✓ – For both one or multiple monitors recording, you can add webcam face into video to achieve picture-in-picture effect. Also, you can decide whether to capture the system sound or microphone voice during recording.
So here’s the easy step-by-step guide on How RecMaster records multiple screens at the same time on computer:
Step 1. Open software and choose Custom Area to select areas of all monitors with your mouse.
Step 2. Keep video settings (e.g format, quality and frame rate) by default or define them according to your actual requirement. Mouse cursor effects and watermark are available to adjust and apply under Settings.
Step 3. Tap REC button to start the recording, during which you can do real-time annotation if it’s necessary.
Step 4. Tap the red stop button on floating panel or main windows to end the recording. Alternatively, you can use Alt+2 hotkey operations.
Step 5. After that, you can preview, rename, edit the recorded multi-screen video or share it to YouTube and Google Drive directly from the recording list.
Recording multiple monitors on computer with RecMaster is quite simple. If you are still searching for workaround on “xxx recorder can’t record my dual monitors at once”, “how to record the secondary monitor with xxx” or similar, just turn to RecMaster to complete the task hands down.
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